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From: Jan Wieck <JanWieck(at)Yahoo(dot)com>
To: Woodchuck Bill <bwr607(at)hotmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Upcoming Changes to News Server ...
Date: 2004-11-30 01:45:38
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On 11/23/2004 4:37 PM, Woodchuck Bill wrote:

> pbk(at)patrickbkelly(dot)org (Patrick B Kelly) wrote in news:E55E257B-3D95-11D9-
> BD24-000A958A3956(at)patrickbkelly(dot)org:
> 
>> The list has been deluged with  
>> countless angry process oriented messages filled with vitriol and  
>> devoid of any content regarding the purpose of this forum, we have been  
>> bombarded with profanity, and the lists have been dropped from google.   
> 
> The lists were dropped from Google because the newsgroups are using 
> unauthorized (*stolen*) comp.* namespace. The groups were created by 
> identity theft and criminal e-mail forgery of the comp.* hierarchy manager 
> at the time. Did you know that? 

Isn't what Marc just proposed, to stop forwarding traffic into that
stolen namespace, exactly the right thing?

I agree with Marc. It was time to stop this nonsense debate and make
decisions. However unpopular these decisions might be to the fistfull of
contributors that use newsgroups, the way major members of the
PostgreSQL community are treated here does IMHO more harm to the project
than any single NSP carrying any of there groups is worth.


Jan

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